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Cornell University Library
by Jameson, Storm, 1891-
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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Dorothy L. Sayers
audio
eye 464,333
favorite 26
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Librivox recording of Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers. Read by Kara Shallenberg and Kristin Hughes The novel begins with a telephone call to Wimsey from his mother, the Dowager Duchess of Denver, saying that her vicar’s architect has just found a dead body in his bath, wearing nothing but a pair of pince-nez. Whose body is it? Whodunnit? It’s up to Lord Peter to find out. (Summary by Kara and Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, mystery, Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by H. G. Wells
audio
eye 62,289
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Librivox recording of Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells. Read by Joy Chan. Ann Veronica was a controversial book detailing the development of a naive school girl into a "New Woman". When it was published, the Spectator described it as a "poisonous book ... capable of poisoning the minds of those who read it." Although it is unlikely to offend modern listeners in this way, this novel addresses many feminist issues that are still relevant today. (Summary by Joy Chan) For more free...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, feminism, suffragists, the New Woman
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Canadian Libraries
by Kaye-Smith, Sheila, 1887-1956; Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936
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The American Methodism Project
by Kaye-Smith, Sheila, 1887-1956
texts
eye 567
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Methodists
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=3n0OAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Mary Webb
audio
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Librivox recording of Gone To Earth by Mary Webb. Read by Rachel Lintern. “Gone to Earth” is the cry of fox hunters as the fox takes to its den and they lose the chase. Here, Mary Webb tells the story of Hazel Woodus whose understanding of her half tame fox cub contrasts with her misunderstanding of humanity. She is pursued by two very different men, a Gentleman Farmer and the local Minister. Mary Webb’s writing is sometimes compared to that of Thomas Hardy, her descriptions of nature are...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, literature, Shropshire
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
American Libraries
by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Princeton University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=AIQVAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Turner Free Library
by Freeman, Mary Eleanor Wilkins, 1852-1930
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Topics: Villages--Fiction, New England--Fiction, Psychological fiction, Love stories
American Libraries
by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: jest, stood, looked, louisa, sat, guess, eyes, abel, luella, jonas, young man, blue eyes, good...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=wKMCUuz2oCYC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=HidLAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Cratediggers
by Radio Theatre Group
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The Fall of The House of Usher a play, based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe with Derek Banner, James Keenan, Frankie MacEachen, Bruce Downie
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Topics: The Fall of The House of Usher, Edgar Allan Poe, Radio Theatre Group
Universal Library
by Vera Brittain
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American Libraries
by Constance Elizabeth Maud
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=K_IjAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by James, William
texts
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Thirty-fourth impression. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Topics: Religion. Experience (Religion) Conversion. Psychology, Religious.
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Edna Ferber
audio
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Librivox recording of Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber. Read by J. M. Smallheer. Fanny Herself is the story of Fanny Brandeis, a young girl coming of age in the Midwest at the turn of the 20th century. It is generally considered to have been based on Ferber’s own experiences growing up in Appleton, Wisconsin. Regarded by many as the “greatest American woman novelist of her day,” Ferber would go on to win the Pulitzer Prize in a 1925 for her book So Big , and is also the author of Showboat and...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Edna Ferber, fiction
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Edith Wharton
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LibriVox recording of The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton. Read by Elizabeth Klett. The House of Mirth (1905), by Edith Wharton, is a novel about New York socialite Lily Bart attempting to secure a husband and a place in rich society. It is one of the first novels of manners in American literature, and one of the first to openly explore how American Victorian society offered little social mobility for women. (Summary from Wikipedia). For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader,...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, social mobility, manners
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Robert Louis Stevenson
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LibriVox dramatic reading of Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. When a rough old seaman calling himself "the Captain" appears at the inn owned by Jim Hawkins' father, young Jim little dreams what adventures will follow in the man's wake. Soon, the once-peaceful inn is threatened by pirates, Jim's father is laid in his grave, and Jim finds himself in possession of a map showing the location of treasure buried by the legendary and notorious Captain Flint. Along with a group of...
Topics: Librivox, dramatic reading, buried treasure, pirates, adventure
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by E. Nesbit
audio
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LibriVox recording of The Story of the Treasure Seekers, by E. Nesbit. Read by Karen Savage. This is the story of the Bastable children and their attempts to help the family finances by searching for treasure. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (114MB)
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, children, nesbit
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by E. Nesbit
audio
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LibriVox recording of The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit. Read in English by Helen Taylor The third of the series featuring Cyril, Anthea, Robert and Jane: four children who are, as they often say, "the sort of people that wonderful things happen to". In 'Five Children and It' they were lucky enough to meet the magical, wish-granting Psammead - and in this final book they meet him once again. He guides them to an ancient Amulet that will help them find their hearts' desire - but...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, magic, wishes, time-travel, psammead
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Elizabeth von Arnim
audio
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LibriVox recording of The Benefactress by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read in English by Helen Taylor Anna Estcourt, twenty-five and beautiful, is the penniless ward of her distant brother and his exasperating wife. Turning down all offers of marriage, scornful at the thought of leaning on a man for help and comfort, she thinks only of the independence which seems an impossible dream. But out of the blue Uncle Joachim, her mother's brother, leaves her a handsome property in Germany. Her longed for...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, romantic comedy
American Libraries
by Selma Lagerlöf , Selma Ottiliana Lovisa Lagerlöf, Velma Swanston Howard
texts
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=rB0PAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Lagerlöf, Selma, 1858-1940; Howard, Velma (Swanston), Mrs., 1868- [from old catalog] tr
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=MjEQAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Duncan, Sara Jeannette, 1861-1922
texts
eye 120
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RBSC copies 1-3: In original red cloth
American Libraries
by Duncan, Sara Jeannette, 1861-1922
texts
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=gNo0AAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Knut Hamsun
audio
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LibriVox recording of Growth of the Soil, by Knut Hamsun. Read by Greg W.. Growth of the Soil (Markens Grøde) is the novel by Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun which won him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. The essential elements of this novel are expressed in the words of the English translator W.W. Worster in his footnote in December 1920: 'It is the life story of a man in the wilds, the genesis and gradual development of a homestead, the unit of humanity, in the unfilled, uncleared tracts...
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Topics: LibriVox, Audiobook, Norwegian, Nobel Prize, Fiction
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text